Newton, Data Governance Senior Specialist

  • BNY Mellon
  • London, UK
  • 02/03/2024
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Data Management Data Governance

Job Description

Newton is a global investment management firm owned by BNY Mellon, with offices in London, New York, Boston, San Francisco and Tokyo. It provides investment services to institutional clients, including US and global pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, registered mutual funds, other pooled investment vehicles and other institutions, and, via BNY Mellon, to individuals. Newton uses an active, multidimensional and engaged approach in striving to deliver attractive outcomes to those clients.

Newton focuses on four key areas:
Active Equities – Conviction-based, including global equity, small-cap, regional and thematic capabilities
Income – Equity, fixed income and multi-asset
Absolute Return – Fixed-income and multi-asset
Multi-Asset Solutions – Systematic, outcome-orientated, relative balanced, bespoke and building blocks
We’re seeking a future team member for the role of Data Governance Senior Specialist to join our Newton Data team. This role is located in London - HYBRID.
This role is an exciting opportunity to work as part of the global Data Office at Newton Investment Management. The role will provide input into the definition and execution of Newton’s data strategy, delivering data solutions, leading data governance operations data change and data issue management and ensuring Newton colleagues comply with all data policies and procedures.
In this business facing role, you should be resourceful, energetic, and ready to hit the ground running.

Key Responsibilities
Data Governance Projects – support the implementation and maintenance of Newton’s data governance framework in conjunction with the BNY Mellon Data Strategy Group and Newton’s Project and Technology teams.
Act as a central coordination point and respond to all Newton project data and change related requirements and issues, supporting and /or challenging as appropriate.
Manage / test the instrument classification change process with BlackRock to ensure data consumers within Newton’s requirements are implemented accurately.
Accountable for the maintenance of the Newton Data Catalogue by ensuring all change is accurately reflected and recorded.
Data Strategy – support the development and enhancements to the Newton data strategy, taking into consideration business requirements, ongoing projects, market standards, technology capabilities and regulatory requirements.

Data Quality Assurance
Provide assurance that data quality is effectively managed through the enforcement of cross functional practices for cleansing and maintenance of data quality including the identification of business consumers data quality requirements.
Work with technology and business teams to implement data quality tools and data quality contracts between data producers and consumers.
Ensure that data quality exceptions are managed and that future preventative measures / controls are introduced where necessary.
Monthly Management Reporting on data quality metrics to the Newton Data Oversight Groups.

Job Specific Competencies
Hands-on experience in either Data Management / Business Analysis or Data Analysis from within an Asset Management business or from within a Data Governance office
Hands-on experience of using Collibra Data Catalogue, Collibra Data Quality and BlackRock Aladdin advantageous
Hands-on experience in producing reporting and documenting data requirements for stakeholders
Experience of working with stakeholders to understand their data requirements. The individual needs to be autonomous and comfortable in approaching business teams with queries.
An understanding of how to approach analysing data in current systems and documenting the relationships of business data that resides in multiple system

Bring your ideas. Make history.
BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the “bank of banks” - 97% of the world’s top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.
With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we’re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.
At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here’s a few of our awards:
Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index (GEI)
Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN – 100% score
100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
CDP’s Climate Change ‘A List’

Our Benefits:
BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life’s journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Employer Description:
For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: